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Two million-year-old ice cores provide first direct observations of an ancient climate

November 21, 2019 ・ Morgan Kelly

Princeton University-led researchers have extracted 2 million-year-old ice cores from Antarctica that provide the first direct observations of Earth’s climate at a time when the furred early ancestors of modern humans still roamed. Gas bubbles trapped in the cores —…

Million Year-Old Ice Holds Answers to Climate Record

May 17, 2015 ・ Igor Heifetz

A team of researchers with members from Princeton University, the University of Maine and Oregon State University has found that greenhouse gasses a million years ago, were only slightly higher than they were between 450,000 and 800,000 years ago. In…

$780,000 Awarded for Innovative Research, Teaching, and Mentorship in Energy and the Environment

May 28, 2014 ・ Holly P. Welles

Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment (ACEE) have announced awards totaling $780,000 to support eight (8) innovative projects in energy and the environment. The awards follow a joint call for research proposals earlier…

Carbon Mitigation Initiative News – Winter 2014

February 19, 2014 ・ Holly Welles

Paleoclimate” authored by Michael Bender, professor of geoscience at Princeton University In his new book “Paleoclimate”, Michael Bender, professor of geosciences at Princeton University and a lead-member of the Carbon Mitigation Initiative (CMI), produced a concise and comprehensive history of…

S.O.S. sign written in beach sand near beach waves hahaha

Secrets of the Southern Ocean

November 17, 2013 ・ Igor Heifetz
S.O.S. sign written in beach sand near beach waves hahaha

New Book by Michael Bender – Paleoclimate

September 6, 2013 ・ Igor Heifetz

Getting to the Core of Climate Change

May 16, 2012 ・ Michael D. Lemonick

Two New Investigator Awards Support Research on Desalination Technology and Metabolic Rate Processes of Plants

May 2, 2011 ・ Pascale Maloof Poussart

First-year graduate student Lichao Cai looking at a small vial containing a slurry of clathrate hydrates. The Grand Challenges Program has awarded two New Investigator Grants for 2011-2012. One will support a proposal by Michael Bender to develop new methods…